Care of Vulnerable PopulationsLoyalist College

About this Program

Level: Graduate Certificate in Care of Vulnerable Populations

Discpline: Medical Specialties

Length: 2 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00
Tuition Fee: $14,332.00

Belleville Campus Campus

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Program Description

Build on your knowledge and experience in the health care and social service fields with a two-semester post-graduate certificate. Gain the skills and attitudes necessary to provide a range of support to help clients, specifically the aged and the terminally ill and their families, live as independently as possible through the provision of compassionate care where quality of life is the primary objective and symptom control is the basis for care. This program is designed to enhance the knowledge of health care or social service professionals who support vulnerable populations, such as the aged and terminally ill, and their families. Graduates of this program find rewarding careers in a variety of gerontology and palliative care specialty areas, including the following: Hospitals Clinics Long-term care facilities Retirement homes Community-home agencies Gerontology education

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.